STATEMENT: Additional positive COVID-19 result detected at World Junior-B Championships

After additional antigen testing on Tuesday (4 January) evening, a number of positive COVID-19 test results were returned by Team Chinese Taipei.

The impacted individuals and the remaining members of the team have now been isolated awaiting confirmatory PCR testing. Chinese Taipei will now forfeit their morning game against Brazil, scheduled to take place at 09:00 on Wednesday (5 January).

Contact tracing procedures are underway.

To respect the privacy of the impacted individuals, no further information will be released at this time.

Lohja, Finland

5 January 2022
Crisis Communication
WJBCC2022
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